Rec Report, Dec. 10-12, 2014
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Park City Mountain Resort reports that, as of Friday morning, seven lifts, serving 12 runs, all groomed, are currently open, as is one terrain park. The resort is reporting no new snow in the past 48 hours, 26 inches of snow at the base and 34 inches of snow so far this season. Go to http://www.parkcitymountain.com or call 435-649-8111 for more information.
As of Friday morning, Canyons Resort is reporting no new snow in the last 24 hours, 20 inches at the base and 34 inches so far this season. Seven lifts, serving 11 runs, are open. For more information on Canyons Resort, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Deer Valley’s winter season began on Dec. 6. As of Friday morning, the resort is reporting no new snow in the past 48 hours, a 24-inch base and 23 inches of snow so far this season. Nine of 21 lifts, serving 12 of 101 runs are open, with 11 of those runs groomed. For details on the resort’s winter activities and season passes, visit http://www.deervalley.com or call 435-649-1000.
UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Comet bobsled rides opened for the winter on Nov. 28 and will run through the end of March. Museum tours are still available every day of the week. For more information and availability please call 435-658-4200 or visit http://www.UtahOlympicLegacy.com.
SOLDIER HOLLOW CROSS COUNTRY
Soldier Hollow, near Midway, offers cross-country skiing for beginners to experts on the site of the 2002 Olympics. The trails are not yet open. Soldier Hollow also has Utah’s longest (1,200 foot) tubing lanes, which come with lift service, lights and a sound system. The tubing hill is scheduled to open on Dec. 20. For more information, call 435-654-2002 or visit http://www.soldierhollow.com.
WHITE PINE TOURING
White Pine is reporting that, as of Friday morning, grooming operations have been suspended due to low snow. The best skiing on the 3K loop occurs before 1 p.m., but the track is almost completely gone. White Pine Touring operates a 20K+ cross-country ski center at Park City Golf Course, with 3K, 5K and 10K+ loops perfect for the beginner, intermediate and advanced classic or skate skier. For information, go to http://www.whitepinetouring.com or call 435-649-6249.
Mountain Trails has been out doing early-season trail preparation, but there is still minimal coverage and soft snow. The organization recommends that if people are going to use the trails, go early when they’re still frozen. For updates, visit mountain trails.org or facebook.com/mountaintrailsfoundation. For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at email@example.com .
Basin Rec reports that no trails have been groomed in the past couple weeks. Snowpack is still very low, so use caution when on the trails and try to get out early before the snow gets slushy. For trail information or maintenance concerns, email Bob Radke at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.basinrecreation.org/trail_conditions.html.
GORGOZA TUBING PARK
Gorgoza Park, opened on Nov. 26. The park’s operating hours are 12-8 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and 1-8 p.m. Monday-Friday. Tickets are $8 for one ride, $23 for two hours and $33 for four hours. For more information, call 435-658-2648 or visit http://www.gorgozapark.com.
The Youth Sports Alliance will host a team scramble golf tournament on June 3 at Victory Ranch in hopes of raising funds for its scholarships and youth programs.